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Just work

Author: Russell Muirhead
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass Harvard Univ. Press 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This elegant essay on the justice of work focuses on the fit between who we are and the kind of work we do. Muirhead shows how the common hope for work that fulfills us involves more than personal  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Muirhead
ISBN: 0674024087 9780674024083 0674015584 9780674015586
OCLC Number: 254363928
Description: 209 Seiten 22 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. Democracy and the Value of Work 2. Fitting Work in the Contemporary Economy 3. The Justice of Fit 4. The Strains of Service 5. The Work Ethic and Callings 6. The Promise of Fulfillment 7. Friedan's Careerism 8. Work as a Practice Conclusion: The Place of Work Notes Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Russell Muirhead

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